Kumajiro Omotani

Kumajiro Omotani

He was born on 18 December 1915. He was a fish packer employed by Celtic Cannery Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sute Omotani (mother; nee Sute Kawashiri), Toramatsu Omotani (father), and Fumie Omotani (wife). His home address is listed as 49th & Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Cranford, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKumajiro
SurnameOmotani
Regularized NameKumajiro Omotani
Custodian Identification Number5130
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCranford, AB

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